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Multi-disciplinary guidelines

The New Zealand College of Midwives works closely with health professionals from various disciplines to ensure best practice guidelines are available.

The following multi-disciplinary guidelines are currently available:

Anti-D Blood Services Expert Panel Consensus Position Statement regarding the Use of Rh(D) Immunoglobulin in women with a Body Mass Index >30
Contraception New Zealand Aotearoa’s guidance on contraception
Diet and activity Eating and Activity Guidelines for New Zealand Adults
Gestational Diabetes Screening, Diagnosis and Management of Gestational Diabetes in New Zealand MOH 2014
Group B Streptococcus Prevention of Early-Onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcus Infection
Healthy weight gain Guidance for Healthy Weight Gain in Pregnancy
Hypertension and Pre-eclampsia Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertension and Pre-eclampsia in Pregnancy in New Zealand. A clinical practice guideline
Induction of Labour Induction of Labour in Aotearoa New Zealand Guideline
Low dose aspirin Guidance regarding the use of low-dose aspirin for the prevention of pre-eclampsia
Periviable gestations New Zealand consensus statement on the care of mother and baby(ies) at periviable gestations
Postpartum Haemorrhage National Consensus Guideline for Treatment of Postpartum Haemorrhage | Treating Postpartum Haemorrhage poster
Postpartum observation Observation of Mother and Baby in the Immediate Postnatal Period: Consensus Statements Guiding Practice
Red eye reflex Red reflex screening assessment in newborns and infants (starship.org.nz)
Referral Guidelines Guidelines for Consultation with Obstetric and Related Medical Services (Referral Guidelines)
Syphilis Syphilis in Pregnancy: Antenatal Management Guidelines for maternal and congenital syphilis
Tongue-tie National Guidance for the Assessment, Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment of Tongue-tie in Breastfeeding Babies
Vitamin D Companion Statement on Vitamin D and Sun Exposure in Pregnancy and Infancy in New Zealand: A supplement to the Consensus Statement on Vitamin D and Sun Exposure in New Zealand

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